Continued neighbourhood planning funding
£22.8m announced for continued neighbourhood planning funding
The Department for Communities and Local Government announced their continued commitment to neighbourhood planning this week, with around £5.5m allocated per year from 2018-2022 to provide expert support and advice through information services, grants, and technical support packages.
To date, over 400 neighbourhood plans have successfully passed referendum and are now in place in communities across England.
“Locality are delighted that the government are continuing their commitment to help groups shape their local communities through neighbourhood planning. Locality has supported groups writing neighbourhood plans since 2011, delivering technical support to over 750 groups and offering grants and advice to over 2,500 organisations.” says Locality CEO, Tony Armstrong.